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Washington DC to Los Angeles Flights

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Selected fares from Washington DC to Los Angeles

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
WAS LAX Sat, Dec 6 - Tue, Dec 9 $313
WAS LAX Tue, Nov 18 - Wed, Nov 19 $317
WAS LAX Tue, Nov 18 - Wed, Nov 19 $317
WAS LAX Mon, Nov 10 - Mon, Nov 17 $317
WAS LAX Thu, Nov 6 - Mon, Nov 17 $317
WAS LAX Thu, Nov 6 - Wed, Nov 12 $327
WAS LAX Wed, Jan 7 - Tue, Jan 13 $338
WAS LAX Sun, Dec 7 - Sat, Dec 13 $353
WAS LAX Tue, Nov 18 - Sun, Nov 23 $374
WAS LAX Thu, Apr 16 - Sun, Apr 19 $444

Washington DC and Los Angeles airports and terminals

Airports in Washington DC DC, US
map of airports in Washington DC
  • 1

    Reagan National Airport (DCA)

    Distance from City Center: 3 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from DCA to LAX

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal B Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Malaysia Airlines, US Airways
  • 2

    Dulles Airport (IAD)

    Distance from City Center: 22.3 miles

    Carriers for flights from IAD to LAX

    Carriers
    American Airlines, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, US Airways, United Airlines, Virgin America
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Airports in Los Angeles CA, US
map of airports in Los Angeles
  • 1

    Los Angeles Airport, El Segundo (LAX)

    Distance from City Center: 11.7 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from WAS to LAX

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal 3 China Airlines, Virgin America
    Terminal 4 Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Cathay Pacific, Malaysia Airlines, US Airways
    Terminal 6 Alaska Airlines, Delta Air Lines
    Terminal 7 US Airways, United Airlines
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Cheap flights from Washington DC to Los Angeles

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November

Cheapest weekend flights in November from Washington DC to Los Angeles

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Nov 7 Washington DC (IAD) Los Angeles (LAX) United Airlines $317
Earn $3.17
Return Mon, Nov 10 Los Angeles (LAX) Washington DC (IAD) United Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in November from Washington DC to Los Angeles

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Nov 11 Washington DC (IAD) Los Angeles (LAX) Virgin America $317
Earn $3.17
Return Thu, Nov 13 Los Angeles (LAX) Washington DC (IAD) Virgin America

Best one-week trip in November from Washington DC to Los Angeles

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Nov 6 Washington DC (IAD) Los Angeles (LAX) Virgin America $317
Earn $3.17
Return Thu, Nov 13 Los Angeles (LAX) Washington DC (IAD) Virgin America
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December

Cheapest weekend flights in December from Washington DC to Los Angeles

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Dec 6 Washington DC (IAD) Los Angeles (LAX) United Airlines $340
Earn $3.40
Return Mon, Dec 8 Los Angeles (LAX) Washington DC (IAD) United Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in December from Washington DC to Los Angeles

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Dec 6 Washington DC (IAD) Los Angeles (LAX) United Airlines $313
Earn $3.13
Return Tue, Dec 9 Los Angeles (LAX) Washington DC (IAD) United Airlines

Best one-week trip in December from Washington DC to Los Angeles

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Dec 6 Washington DC (DCA) Los Angeles (LAX) Frontier Airlines $353
Earn $3.53
Return Sat, Dec 13 Los Angeles (LAX) Washington DC (DCA) Frontier Airlines
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January

Cheapest weekend flights in January from Washington DC to Los Angeles

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Jan 22 Washington DC (DCA) Los Angeles (LAX) Frontier Airlines $376
Earn $3.76
Return Mon, Jan 26 Los Angeles (LAX) Washington DC (DCA) Frontier Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in January from Washington DC to Los Angeles

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Jan 6 Washington DC (IAD) Los Angeles (LAX) United Airlines $313
Earn $3.13
Return Tue, Jan 20 Los Angeles (LAX) Washington DC (IAD) United Airlines

Best one-week trip in January from Washington DC to Los Angeles

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Jan 13 Washington DC (DCA) Los Angeles (LAX) jetBlue $338
Earn $3.38
Return Tue, Jan 20 Los Angeles (LAX) Washington DC (DCA) jetBlue
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Fly from Washington DC to Los Angeles

The Best DC Airports

Before you call airlines looking for flights from Washington, DC, you should check with Orbitz.com. The two major airports in DC are Washington Dulles International Airport and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. Alaska Airlines, US Airways, and Frontier Airlines handle domestic flights from Ronald Reagan, while Virgin America, ExpressJet Airlines, and Colgan Air operate out of Washington Dulles. Ronald Reagan is only three miles from the downtown area, and Washington Dulles is 26 miles from downtown.

Long-Term Parking Options

The five parking lots at Ronald Reagan offer daily and hourly parking rates, and the airport charges $20 per day for parking in the long-term lots. The economy lot only charges $12 per day, but this lot is open and uncovered. Washington Dulles has two long-term parking lots that charge $17 per day and one economy lot that charges $10 per day. For $30, you can use valet parking.

Public Transportation Choices

The Metrorail and Metrobus make at least one stop at each airport every day. The stops are clearly marked around the city, and you can find maps that help you find the correct line. Taxis are not as low cost as the public transportation options because the drivers charge a pickup fee, baggage fee, fee per mile, and a fee for any time that the driver must wait.

Places to Eat

Both airports offer a range of dining options. Washington Dulles is home to Dulles to Go, Five Guys, Subway, and Wendy's, while Ronald Reagan has Dunkin' Donuts, Euro Cafe, and Jerry's Subs & Pizza. Once you have something to eat, you can browse through the sales at some of the shops surrounding the restaurants. If you want to enjoy your vacation, use Orbitz.com to look for flights from Washington DC.

Los Angeles International Airport

Los Angeles is a popular destination for travel. Orbitz.com can help you find cheap flights to Los Angeles. The site features a search engine that looks at a variety of major airlines to locate low cost airfares. The Los Angeles International Airport sits 15 miles southwest of downtown Los Angeles on World Way. Many airlines service the Los Angeles Airport, including US Airways, Southwest, Virgin Atlantic, American Airlines, Delta and Continental. Orbitz.com can help travelers book the best deals.

Transportation from the Los Angeles International Airport

Travelers have a variety of options for ground transportation from the airport. The LAX shuttle offers transport to most major hotels in the area for a small charge. Public buses and light rail systems charge a flat fee depending on the destination. Rental cars can be obtained through Orbitz.com at discount prices, and taxis offer metered services throughout the city.

Weather in Los Angeles

Los Angeles boasts very mild climate year-round. Winter temperatures rarely go below 50°F. Summers average temperatures stay around 85°F.

Los Angeles Attractions

Los Angeles offers its visitors a wide variety of things to do. The Getty Center museum displays famous pieces by Van Gogh, Monet and Cezanne and features a botanical garden with flowers from the region. The Walt Disney concert hall provides symphonies and musical concerts throughout the year. The concert hall also houses a theater for dramatic productions. The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles features a dinosaur hall with three t-rex specimens and other dinosaur exhibits. Orbitz.com can help travelers locate the top sales on area attractions and cheap flights to Los Angeles, which is great for the budget traveler.

Interesting facts about flights from Washington DC to Los Angeles

    • 22 direct flights are operating from Washington DC to Los Angeles today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 5h 37m.
    • United Airlines flight 1593 (3:15 AM GMT, Boeing 757-300 Passenger) is today's earliest available flight from Washington DC to Los Angeles.
    • United Airlines flight 1601 (2:47 PM GMT, Boeing 737-900 Passenger) is today's latest available flight from Washington DC to Los Angeles.
    • Today's shortest direct flight from Washington DC to Los Angeles (United Airlines flight 1605, Boeing 757-300 Passenger) takes 5h 21m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from Washington DC to Los Angeles (American Airlines flight 53, Boeing 737-800 Passenger) takes 5h 45m.
    • Flights from Dulles Airport (IAD), Reagan National Airport (DCA) to Los Angeles Airport, El Segundo (LAX) are available for this route.